Master Certificate Programme in Supply Chain Management


Course name Master Certificate Programme in Supply Chain Management
Institution University of Pretoria, South Africa
Location South Africa, Pretoria
Language English
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Course objective

Equip top-level managers with the skills to participate in the strategic management of the supply chain a multi disciplinary team. The course is aimed at providing highly skilled managers with conceptual and strategic skills in a field where critical shortages exist at this level.

Sector Private
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

Module 1 - Integrated Logistics Planning, including: Managing supply chain & design planning hierarchy and Project Management & scheduling. Module 2 - Inbound Logistics, including: Procurement & product development and Commercial law aspect of logistics. Module 3 - Inventory Management, including: Inventory management & supply chain simulation and Supply chain effects & investment decisions. Module 4 - Operations Logistics, including: MRP 1 & MRP2, MPS, APS logic & demand management, JIT/Kanban, Theory of constraints, Fundamentals and functionality of ERP systems, Total quality- and logistics management and Throughput- delivery time studies in complex production environment. Module 5 - Distribution Logistics, including: Distribution cost control, Operational research of warehousing and transport, Physical distribution, DRP & control and Economic trade off?s & warehouse location. Module 6 - Supply Chain and Marketing Integration, including: SCM and channel integration, EDI & network integration, Strategic & global distribution logistics, ECR & value chain analysis, Strategic & services & consumer marketing and Interfaces between marketing and logistics. Module 7 - Facilities Design & Reverse Logistics, including: Warehouse layout & storage design and Material handling & reverse logistics. Module 8 - Integration, Organisation and Implementation, including: LIRA game & SC Simulation, Organising for effective logistics, Corporate culture, change and integral project management, Selection of the appropriate logistics decision support system and Case study on logistics diagnostic systems.

Total time commitment 224
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited Yes
Accredited by University of Pretoria
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of completion or attendance
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives No
Incentives description


Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 85
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

Delegates should have an advanced Certificate in Supply Chain Management or a Bachelors degree in Logistics or in Transport Economics.

Course fee $5,163
Course fee description

Course fee only, cost of living, books and transportation separate

Discount available No
Course included in analysis No
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